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place on american citizens. >> thank you so much kathrine. white house president secretary jay carney is being grilled again about obama care and new reports that the president knew that millions of people would lose their health insurance as early as 2010. >> the president said and what everybody said all along is that there would be changes brought out to create minimum standards so that an individual shopping for insurance, when he or she purchases that insurance knows that the policy that you buy doesn't have a life time limit. that there are out of pocket expenses capped at a maximum limit. >> michael emanuel live for us on the hill. i'm not sure that i would want to be jay carney. >> it is a tough job. all eyes are on jay carney as he faces tough questions in what is now being delivered. we heard many times president obama say if you like your current health insurance you will be able to keep it. we are finding out that millions of americans will be receiving letters canceling their current policies. the case the administration is making that is those policies that are being can
press secretary jay carney is getting grilled right now about obama care and the revelation that paper applications are processed in the same queue as people trying to enroll on the website. so here's a bit of that give and take. >> you said you can bypass the website and apply by phone or in person and it can be done in 25 minutes. but these memos say at the end of the day, we are all stuck in the same queue because they all have to go through the same portal. >> john, i get it, but the person who calls isn't the one who continues to wait after the paper application is filled. >> your mocking is entertaining, but the president said you can apply within 25 minutes, that was not true. >> wow. senior white house foreign affairs correspondent wendell goeler live at the white house. kind of firework-y. >> that's jonathan carl challenging carney on the president's advice to people who were having trouble with the healthcare.gov website. he advised them to go on the phone and give their information or give their information to someone in person. turns out as carl said, all the information ha
increase to be able to do it. >> reporter: white house press secretary jay carney, who is briefing now, says the affordable care act requirement that insurance plans cover things like maternity care and that they have no cap on lifetime expenses is what makes them more expensive. carney says many people will have better insurance or less cost and in some cases people whose cost goes up will receive government tax subsidies that actually reduce what they finally pay. gretchen? >> wendell, thanks so much for providing a lot of those answers for us. >>> speaking of the obama care website, now you see her, now you don't. the smiling young woman featured on obama care's website, guess what? she's gone now. scrubbed out in an apparent web do-over. in her place, the far less eye catching quartet of really brilliant icons. to sign up for obama care. the identity of the woman remains a big secret. hard to believe since most people in washington can never keep a secret. there's some speculation she was scrubbed from the site to keep her safe after she became the target of heated criticism of the
, many more people are going to get cancellation letters while white house spokesman jay carney a few moments ago insisted health care costs are coming down because of the law. take a listen. >> there's a report out this morning from "forbes" that says over 90 million individuals are going to lose their health coverage that they liked and that they had before. that's not to say they won't have access to something, but it's not going to be what they want, it's going to be what the government forces them to buy, and that's just not how our system ought to work. >> fact one, costs have been going up dramatically in health care for decades, and that has put enormous pressure on american businesses, and that's what brought about a situation where costs for individuals on employer plans were going up and a lot of businesses, especially small businesses, were eliminating health coverage for their employees. and these are problems that the affordable care act was designed to address. >> reporter: so, as the battle rages on, it's clear the president's credibility has taken at least a hit in re
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